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Two reality TV contestants find love in an unexpected placae in this romantic novel.

Book recs: ‘Never Ever Getting Back Together’ puts romantic spin on reality TV

Gianna Cocovinis, Staff Writer November 17, 2022

We’re living in a world where everything is made into a reality TV show. Some make for good television and give us all the escapism we’re looking for, and some go completely off script and give us...

The second installment of this romance series provides an introspective look into toxic relationships.

Book recs: ‘It Ends with Us’ explores intricacies of toxic relationships

Gianna Cocovinis, Staff Writer November 17, 2022

It’s a good season to be a Colleen Hoover fan. Not only did we get “Reminders of Him” at the top of the year, but the second installment of the “It Ends with Us” duology just hit shelves a couple...

Daisy Jones & the Six recounts the story of the acclaimed musical group.

Book recs: ‘Daisy Jones and the Six’ recounts story of 70s rock legends

Gianna Cocovinis, Staff Writer November 3, 2022

For fans of the band Fleetwood Mac and the gritty, intense 70s rock era comes the book “Daisy Jones and the Six” by Taylor Jenkins Reid.   Everyone knows the talented, world-renowned band Daisy...

Part of Your World twists a typical love dynamic in a refreshing way - Part of Your World twists a typical love dynamic in a refreshing way.

Book Recs: ‘Part of Your World’ puts spin on love dynamic behind ‘The Little Mermaid’

Gianna Cocovinis, Staff Writer October 20, 2022

“Part of Your World” by Abby Jimenez is a contemporary, gender swapped modern day retelling of “The Little Mermaid,” and it is full of lighthearted romance, strong female main characters and a...

Book recs: ‘The Song of Achilles’ gives different perspective to Greek mythology classic

Book recs: ‘The Song of Achilles’ gives different perspective to Greek mythology classic

Gianna Cocovinis, Staff Writer October 9, 2022

To all of you Greek romance lovers out there, here’s one more to add to the ever-growing list of heartbreaking, beautiful love stories. Despite how dirty the film “Troy” did the relationship between...

‘Rings of Power’ delivers long-awaited prequel to ‘Lord of the Rings’ series

‘Rings of Power’ delivers long-awaited prequel to ‘Lord of the Rings’ series

Gianna Cocovinis, Staff Writer October 9, 2022

It’s been a long time coming, but viewers finally got “Rings of Power,” the prequel to the Lord of the Rings series. If you have always been curious to actually see how the events took place before...

The cast and crew of Succession recives their Emmy Awards alongside many others during the 74th annual show.

74th annual Emmy Awards showcases highlights of television talent

Harry Savell, Contributing Writer September 22, 2022

The 74th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards were held on the night of Sept. 12 on NBC for three hours, taking place at the Microsoft Theater in Downtown Los Angeles. This was the first time in three years that...

A Court of Thorns and Roses provides the thrills of a fantasy epic without the large time commitment.

Books recs: ‘A Court of Thorns and Roses’ is well-paced, enthralling fantasy read

Gianna Cocovinis, Staff Writer September 22, 2022

I don’t know what the deal is about fall, but something about it just makes me want to dive into giant, 800-page fantasy books, and I’m not mad about it. I know not everyone has the time or energy...

Heartstopper is a wholesome graphic novel that inspired the Netflix series.

Book recs: “Heartstopper” is wholesome love story that inspired Netflix series

Gianna Cocovinis, Staff Writer September 8, 2022

Welcome back to a new semester Gaels, here’s hoping everyone had a relaxing and fulfilling summer break. If you’re like me and want to hold onto the summer vibes a little bit longer, then I have the...

Cleopatra and Frankenstein presents a unique dynamic but falls flat in some areas.

Book recs: ‘Cleopatra and Frankenstein’ features unique concept but falls depressingly short

Gianna Cocovinis, Staff Writer May 5, 2022

I recently sat down to read “Cleopatra and Frankenstein” by Coco Mellors. Originally, I was hesitant to read this book. The title alone made it seem like some kiddish story following two infamous characters...

The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo uncovers the story of an illustrious Golden Age Hollywood star

Book recs: ‘The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo’ casts light on mysterious life of Hollywood star

Gianna Cocovinis, Staff Writer April 21, 2022

I’ve read a lot of great books in my lifetime, but “The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo” is a new favorite. I’ve heard a lot of buzz surrounding this book by Taylor Jenkins Reid, and to be honest...

Red White and Royal Blue is a heartwarming read of an entertaining relationship

Book recs: ‘Red White and Royal Blue’ is heart-warming read from start to finish

Gianna Cocovinis, Staff Writer March 31, 2022

Spring is finally here, so it’s time to throw open the windows and sit down with a sweet, quirky romance full of witty banter and a heartwarming cast of diverse characters. Enter “Red White and Royal...

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